The Northern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Lonscale Fell
Erin Ryan walked up on June 27th, 2021 [from/via/route] Car Park at bottom of Skiddaw motorway
Richard Fulcher climbed on July 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] Jen dropped me at the Gale Road car park & I started off along the Cumbria Way around Lonscale Fell. I ascended up on the edge of Lonscale Crags to Lonscale Fell & then walked over Jenkin Hill to Little Man. From there I joined the main route up to Skiddaw & over the other side to Bakestall. I descended via Birkett Edge & then followed the Cumbria Way route down to Peter House Farm. I walked down the road to Walk Mill Bridge where Jen picked me up. [weather] Low cloud but otherwise reasonable weather. - The initial climb up Lonscale was tough (unfit!) but the other climbs were separated by easier sections.
Christine Shepherd bagged on May 12th, 2008 [from/via/route] From Millbeck using walk c321 Climbed again using walk c186 on 30.06.21 with Jenny. [with] On my own [weather] Sunny
Chris Sheard hiked on June 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] Up from carpark via contour to right [with] George [weather] Warm, slight winds a bit oppressive in calm valleys - Nice mountain, seemed not more than a steep face until top when it the area showed itself with quite impressive views - Best way up
Peter Hanney summited on November 23rd, 2020 [from/via/route] Whit Beck [with] Dianne and the Whiteheads [weather] Strong winds & then rain started on descent towards Little Man
Kevin Foster conquered on March 30th, 2021 [from/via/route] Latrigg car park. [with] By myself. [weather] Sunny to start then ascending into cloud. Cloud inversion on the top of Skiddaw which was cloud free. - The path I took from Latrigg car park heading towards Blencathra before turning the corner for Skiddaw House was fairly level & very pleasant until the corner was reached. However the next section following the fence line on the left & Lonscale crags on the right was no nonsense straight up. Very direct & very steep. The cloud base was entered about half way up & remained until the summit ridge of Skiddaw was reached. Unfortunately the views from the top of Lonscale Crag & the summit of Lonscale Fell itself were non existent so there didn't seem much point in hanging about.
Stephen Batson scaled on July 31st, 2020 [with] Clare
Christina Lander walked up on November 29th, 2019 [from/via/route] Skiddaw car park - Cumbria Way - Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill - Little Man - Skiddaw - Carl Side - Dodd - Millbeck - Latrigg - Skiddaw car park [with] Dick & Meg [weather] Beautiful sunny day - Very early start to see the sunrise from Lonscale Fell
Jamie Bryan climbed on August 2nd, 2019 [weather] Sunny
Tom Mcbeath bagged on June 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked from Gale Road carpark [with] Ursula [weather] Sunny, cloudless, day with a good breeze - Waked on to Little Mann
Geoffrey Robertshaw hiked on June 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Up from Skiddaw car park [with] Wife [weather] Great - Great Views at the top
Richard Marshall summited on May 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] C273 Skiddaw [with] Bo and Andy P [weather] Cloudy/sunny. Fog on Skiddaw
Lucy Perchard conquered on September 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] Caught bus from Keswick to Ravenstone Manor then climbed to Skiddaw via the Ullock Pike, Long Side & Carl Side before descending back to Keswick via Skiddaw Little Man & Lonscale Fell [with] Tony [weather] Low cloud covered Skiddaw but this lifted once we reached Carl Side so plan A to climb to Skiddaw was a goer (plan B to descend to Dodd if Skiddaw was still in cloud). Showers towards the end of the walk. - A great linear walk
Louis Smith scaled on December 26th, 2018 [weather] mist
David Richards walked up on September 30th, 2018 [with] Aussie
Carol Hancock climbed on May 22nd, 2018 [from/via/route] From Ornathwaite car park [with] Dave Hancock [weather] Mist/fog cleared. - Descended to Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw. Superb views.
Craig Steeland bagged on May 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] From minor road by Peterhouse Farm [with] Sue [weather] Partly cloudy & cold with very strong winds
Simon Myerscough hiked on October 23rd, 2005 [from/via/route] C321 [with] Martin & Bill [weather] low cloud, clearing
Dave Eyes summited on October 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] Parked at skiddaw car park. Climbed up the side through Heather & bracken. Found a path on top & descended via Jenkins hill [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Nice sunny with good views. Chris's birthday walk.
Anthony Scott conquered on May 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Underscar car park [with] me [weather] White cloud, breezy
Wayne Baxter scaled on April 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Millbeck,Carl Side, Skiddaw, Little Skiddaw, Longscale Fell, Millbeck [with] Sue, Trevor & Wendy [weather] Very sunny & hot
Caroline Winter walked up on April 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] Ullock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side, Skiddaw, Little Man, Lonscale Fell, Latrigg CP [with] Andy and Becky [weather] Good visibility, cloudy, windy on skiddaw, sunny spells in late afternoon - Able to do ridge walk with having 2 cars. Great views over northern fells
Simon Boddy climbed on February 19th, 2017 [from/via/route] Gale Road [with] My girlfriend [weather] Drizzly & cold at first turning warmer later - Low clouds at the summit becoming clearer upon descent
Darren Gallagher bagged on May 10th, 2016 [weather] Windy
Jon Mapp hiked on September 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] walk C273 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Great day, cold to start, light wind, cloud on top of Skiddaw, patches of sunshine - Great views, a good walk with good paths, Skiddaw House looks very lonely.
Mark Davidson has summited [with] Mike [weather] Bit wintery with lots of snow on the summits
Steve Cookson conquered on October 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] Underscar [with] Gillie [weather] fair
Adrian Sherriff scaled on September 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] c163
John Almond walked up on August 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] go4awalk c273 - 12 mile solo walk from Gale Road car park - Lonscale Fell - Skiddaw Little Man - Skiddaw - Bakestall. Return to car via Cumbria Way. [weather] Good
Phillip Bulley climbed on June 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] Direct Ascent via the fence [with] Judith and Ruby [weather] Hot & Sunny.
Colin Egan bagged on April 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] Ascend via Eastern ridge, return via Skiddaw [with] Wife, Faith. [weather] Cold with intermittent light snow & sun.
Clive Ward hiked on April 17th, 2016 [from/via/route] Applethwaite, Lonscale, Little Man, Skiddaw, Dodd. [with] Hazel [weather] Sunny morning, clouded over. Very cold. Great for walking
Christine Knowles summited on June 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] from Underscar car park on way to Skiddaw [with] Graham [weather] Good
Nick Christian conquered on September 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Latrigg [with] Mick Ottey
Victoria Bates scaled on September 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] Wainwright's route A up & route C down [with] Mark [weather] Hail at the top
Tracey Cowell walked up on June 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Gale End Road/ Latrigg/ Glenderaterra Valley/ Burnt Horse Ridge/ East Peak summit & Lonscale summit/ Jenkin Hill/ Gale End Road [with] solo [weather] Humid in valleys/ Sunny spells & overcast - Loved the flora on Burnt Horse Ridge/ Bright green juniper & spongy mosses. Great views of Lonscale's east peak & Blencathra & surrounding fells along the Cumbrian Way.
Leon Harvey climbed on June 14th, 2015 [from/via/route] c273 [with] Solo [weather] Cloudy
Harry Meijer bagged on July 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] custom walk [with] The Lake District Walker
John Tippins hiked on April 11th, 2015 [from/via/route] Blencathra Centre [with] Me [weather] Bright but cold after overnight snow
David Baines summited on April 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Gale Road Car Park via Latrigg [with] Alone [weather] Thick Mist developed half way up from Latrigg. - Followed fences onto ridge, then had to use map & compass to find actual summit. No views this day.
Elaine Evans conquered on September 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Gale Road car park, up Lonscale, then on towards Little Man, Skiddaw & Bakestall. [with] Sue [weather] Warm with a light breeze. - Views hazy.
Keith Eastman scaled on June 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] c273
Michael Vaughn walked up on June 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Dodd Woods [with] alone [weather] partly sunny
David Noble climbed on April 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Gale Road [with] Me [weather] Sunny, clear & some low winds
Lee Maddison bagged on March 3rd, 2014 [with] Solo [weather] Sunny
Kevin Parnham hiked on January 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] From Gale Road car park via Cumbria Way [with] Jo [weather] Started wet,very windy but weather improved - Steep climb to summit from Cumbria Way
Gill Watson summited on March 31st, 2013 [with] Gill
Tim Buckley conquered on August 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] From the Gale Road car park from the Cumbria Way keeping Lonscale Crag on the right. Followed the fence right up. [with] Solo walk. [weather] Rubbish, visibility 100ft. - The initial walk up into the mist was a hard steep climb. Only found the summit by following fences & confirmed by GPS. It got better later in the day.
Alan Davidson scaled on August 10th, 2013 [with] ange [weather] ok
Christopher Payne walked up on June 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] G4w sheet c273 Skiddaw & Bakestall from Gale Road (Underscar) nr Keswick [with] Molly my gwp [weather] Rain, misty
Darren Mortimer climbed on June 16th, 2013 [from/via/route] Millbeck [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Overcast then warm & sunny
Les Wrightson bagged on June 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] c273 Skiddaw & Bakestall from Gale Road [with] Tan [weather] Good Sunny
Brian Laverty hiked on May 6th, 2012 [from/via/route] keswick [with] wendy [weather] snowy
Dale Verrall summited on November 23rd, 2012 [from/via/route] Gale Road car park walk number C273 [with] Amber [weather] Sunny & snow
Iain Taylor conquered on November 1st, 2009 [from/via/route] High Side (NY 23607 30990)
Paul Carmichael scaled on September 29th, 2012 [from/via/route] Latrig [with] Solo [weather] Overcast & very Windy
Iain Jones walked up on July 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] Skiddaw & Lonscale Fell from Millbeck [with] Stuart Jones
Charlie Housley climbed on September 2nd, 2009 [from/via/route] Skiddaw Tourist Path & then via Jenkin Hill. [with] Joanna, my ever patient wife. [weather] Abysmal for the second part of the walk. Low cloud moved in just before we summited Skiddaw & didn`t abate.
Stuart Crane bagged on July 13th, 2011 [from/via/route] c186 Skiddaw from Gale Road
Andy Nicholls hiked on September 23rd, 2011 [from/via/route] Keswick
Clare Houlihan, Melanie Dunn, Jane Wilkinson, Matthew Thomas, Jenny Godfrey, Jonathan Tobin, David Watson, Jo Dixon, David Shaw, David Laws, David Hughes, Carl Abbott, Teresa Lowery, John Grimes, Louise Sandwith, Elaine Grayson, Michael Nolan, Roddy Mcdougall, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Raymond Barnett, Gordon Lee, Paul Booth, Rob Barklamb, Helen Marrs, Tracey Cordes, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Paul Ford, Paul Henderson, John Buckley, John Cuthbert, Derek Parkin, Ian Thomas, Patrick Buckland, Jeanette Coward, Stephen Millington, Jacqui Smith, Ray O'hara and Stephen Littlewood have all walked, climbed & bagged Lonscale Fell.
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